On this day: October 8

POSTED: 01:42 PM PDT Oct 05, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Oct 07, 2013 

Chicago burns, Don Larsen is perfection in the World Series, Jerry Lee Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day.

OTD October 8 - Kashmir earthquake
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Mian Kursheed/Reuters

2005: A magnitude 7.6 earthquake hits parts of Pakistan, India and Afghanistan, leaving 79,000 dead and 106,000 injured, making it the 17th deadliest earthquake of all time.

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